moving through parts of the country today. you have high winds and mountain snow hitting portland, oregon. that's what you're seeing on your screen. also colorado, utah, wyoming bracing for several feet of snow. meteorologist maria molina from the fox news weather center. >> jenna, good to see you. not just out west but we expect the same snowstorm to track eastward and produce snow across parts of central plains, upper great lakes and eventually rainfall across the east coast. we have a couple of days we'll track the storm system to produce all kinds of travel headaches for anyone doing traveling coming up with christmas already around the corner. some of you will see a white christmas thanks to the snowstorm tracking east. we have snowlingering across parts of western washington, oregon. eventually the storm will move into the portions of the rockies, dumping snow in the higher elevation. good news for anyone wanting to do sking next couple days across colorado, even utah. look at parts of nebraska, iowa, wisconsin. significant snowfall accumulation out here in the area shaded in blue.